Amulet of a uraeus cobra

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Other: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23.382

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Gold Element. Disc missing from head. Unit from necklace or bracelet.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb W____. [Exped. date] 1923. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition